Posts Categorized: America Saves Week

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and in honor of that, America Saves sponsored a Twitter chat with the hashtag #ABLEToSave. We participated in the Twitter chat, along with other agencies and individuals interested in spreading awareness about ABLE accounts and other resources available to people with disabilities. Here are some highlights from the…

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College degrees have become a debated topic, as their costs have skyrocketed and their value is increasingly in doubt. Some experts say that a college grad earns 70% more than a high school grad. But these days, employment is far from guaranteed, and economists have revised their thinking. A college degree can definitely be worthwhile…

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It can be tough for military members to transition to civilian life. Letty Stevens suggests a military approach to this problem through Military Saves. Our focus is on financial literacy education, so we want to help everyone who needs this kind of help to transition without excessive debt. Servicemembers are used to a steady paycheck,…

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America Saves is sponsoring a $50 savings challenge for the month of July. As the campaign sponsor for Inland Empire Saves, we’re on board! The challenge is this: save $50 more than your current savings goal for July. Pledge to save through America Saves’ website, and you’ll have a chance to see that $50 matched….

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For the 3rd day of Military Saves Week, we’re focusing on Saving Automatically. For military personnel, doing this starts with MyPay. You can set up an allotment to direct a portion of your pay right into savings. As MilitarySaves.org teaches us, Automatic savings works: • Saving automatically makes it easier to save because you don’t…

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For the 3rd day of America Saves Week this year, we’re talking about retirement. This is simply crucial; it’s probably the most important savings goal we all set. We’ve covered this topic in detail in previous posts: Retirement Planning Essentials Plan for Your Retirement Starting Now Saving for Retirement is About More than Money Use…

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America Saves Week is here! We’re inviting everyone to pledge to save and join the movement to responsible money management. For the first day of America Saves Week, our focus is on Saving Automatically. You may already be saving for retirement automatically by having your employer deduct a set amount from your paycheck and transferring…

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